Briggs of Burton Rises to Global Challenges with SAP S/4HANA Cloud and Sapphire Systems

SAP SE today announced that Briggs of Burton, the hygienic process engineering company, has selected RISE with SAP to drive its business transformation into the cloud with leading digital operating platform provider Sapphire Systems.

The SAP S/4HANA Cloud ERP system, has embedded AI and machine learning, and is set to boost visibility, support decision-making and planning for Briggs of Burton. This move underpins the ambitious growth strategy which aims to see turnover increase to £100m by 2025. Briggs of Burton also represents the first company in the UK to sign up for SAP’s new RISE with SAP offering. The project is set to go live by the end of the 2021 following a six-month deployment.

Working closely with Sapphire Systems, a long-standing SAP technology partner, the project promises to deliver improved accuracy, visibility, insights and decision-making, as well as comprehensive reporting from which to shape planning. 

Michiel Verhoeven, Managing Director, SAP UK & Ireland, said: “RISE with SAP is designed to help organisations who face challenges in migrating from on-premise legacy ERP systems to SAP S/4HANA Cloud, through simplifying, focusing and supporting transformation to a truly Intelligent Enterprise. Garnering customer input and feedback was vital in the development of RISE with SAP, to help us understand precisely what they really need to drive transformation within their businesses. We look forward to seeing how Briggs of Burton capitalises on RISE with SAP to embrace its own transformational journey and delight customers with SAP S/4HANA Cloud at the helm.”